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Tahoe Film Festival December 1-4th

By Tim Hauserman The Tahoe Film Festival will bring twenty-three full length films to the Incline Village and Northstar Cinemas between December 1-4. The Festival, which supports SWEP, the Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships, is focused…

Ward Canyon

By Tim Hauserman As winter approaches it’s time to enjoy those last few hikes and mountain bike rides before the glorious white stuff covers the ground. One of my favorite last chance spots is the top of Ward Canyon. Here the views of…

A river roars through it

By Tim Hauserman When we think of Tahoe weather it is sun and snow that primarily come to mind. Tahoe is famous for blue skies or white powder. But the gray days of rain, like the glorious torrential events we’ve seen this fall, are…

Taylor Creek Salmon Run

by Tim Hauserman One of the true hallmarks of a Tahoe fall is the Kokanee salmon run at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. There you will find diminutive Taylor Creek and the watershed around it packed with color. You can marvel at the yellows…

Mt. Judah Loop

by Tim Hauserman The fall is an excellent time to head to the top of Donner Summit and hike the Mt. Judah Loop Trail. It packs a lot of spectacular views and fun hiking in just six miles, and you will also find a nice smattering of autumn…

The Oktoberfest’s are coming!

by Tim Hauserman Aww Fall! When the crowds disburse, the leaves start to turn a shimmering yellow, and folks begin to dream about wolfing down brats followed up with a bit of the bubbly…as in beer. The delicious German stuff. Yep, it’s…

The Cathedral

By Tim Hauserman If you spend a lot of time hiking around Lake Tahoe, you will most likely locate a special place of spiritual peace. Perhaps it’s a bit of smooth granite overlooking Lake Tahoe, a wildflower dotted meadow, or a grove of…

Ted X Tahoe City

By Tim Hauserman Ted X comes to Tahoe City’s Tahoe Art Haus and Cinema in The Cobblestone Center at 1:00 pm on September 17, 2016. The Ted X Tahoe City theme will be “Relationships” with a focus on how we connect and respond to the…

Park Gems: Kilner Park and Ward Creek State Park

By Tim Hauserman Visitors to Lake Tahoe most frequently seek out a few star parks: Emerald Bay to see the Vikingsholm, Sand Harbor for it’s spectacular beach and Shakespeare shows, and DL Bliss State Park for it’s crystal clear waters…

The riding is good at Tahoe XC

By Tim Hauserman My favorite place to mountain bike in the summer is conveniently also my favorite place to ski in the winter: Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area in The Highlands, just a few miles from Tahoe City. Here you will find miles and…

West Shore Neighborhood: Pineland

By Tim Hauserman The neighborhood of Pineland sits three miles south of Tahoe City on the west shore. It began when Bert Anderson purchased 135 acres of land along Ward Creek from Fred Kilner in the early 1940s. Anderson then built six…

Ride to Sierra Valley Farmers Market

By Tim Hauserman Every Summer Friday is Farmers Market Day at Sierra Valley Farms in the northern end of Sierra Valley. The only on the farm Farmers Market in California is a fun and eclectic mix of vendors who provide delicious sandwiches…

50th Anniversary Party!

By Tim Hauserman The Cobblestone and Hauserman Rental Group’s 50th Anniversary Party on June 25th was a great success. The front parking lot of the Cobblestone was closed and became party central. There were games for children and adults,…

Cobblestone 50th Anniversary!

By Tim Hauserman Fifty years goes by fast! This Saturday, June 25th, The Cobblestone shopping center is celebrating 50 years with a party! Come on down to the Cobblestone Parking lot between 1 and 5 pm to enjoy wine, beer, food, fun and…

Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2016

By Tim Hauserman It’s back June 18-26 for the fourth time! North Tahoe’s iconic nine day celebration of running, paddling, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, exploring, and practicing yoga and Pilates. Presented by Tahoe City’s own…

Tahoe Christmas in the springtime

By Tim Hauserman They are a blaze of Christmas like red and green which brighten up the forest newly emerging from the snow. Shockingly red snow flowers looking like monster asparagus popping out of the pine needles. Bright green corn…

Blackwood is Open!

By Tim Hauserman One of the finest places to ride a road bike in North Lake Tahoe is the seven mile road to the top of Barker Pass through Blackwood Canyon. It travels past aspen groves and wildflower dotted meadows, before beginning a five…

Riding the Truckee River Trail

By Tim Hauserman In my last episode of the stirring drama which is the EnjoyTahoe blog, I talked about how bikers and cars could coexist in the bikers paradise that are the roads around Lake Tahoe during the busy summer months. In this…

Share the Road

  By Tim Hauserman Road biking has become more popular then ever around Lake Tahoe over the past few years. With good reason, it’s an amazing place to ride. It’s May, so the roads and trails around Tahoe will soon fill up with…

A river runs through it

by Tim Hauserman Big news! The Truckee River is once again running out of Lake Tahoe. On April 9th it inched it’s way above the 6223 foot natural rim, and began to slowly wind it’s way from the lake to the Truckee River Dam. Just a…

Amgen Tour Returns to Lake Tahoe

By Tim Hauserman Several years ago The Amgen Tour of California, America’s most prestigious professional bike race, was scheduled for two days of competition near Lake Tahoe. A ride around the lake was the plan for one day, and the next…

The Wall

By Tim Hauserman After a few bad winters in a row…and of course in Tahoe, bad means not much snow, this winter we finally received our due for snowfall. It has given skiers and other adventurers the opportunity to reacquaint themselves…

Snowfest Parade!

View Post By Tim Hauserman Hauserman Rental Group and The Cobblestone Center joined forces to produce a highlight entry at the 35th Annual Snowfest Parade in Tahoe City on March 5th. There were four dancing miniature Cobblestone Clocktowers,…

The Winter Thaw

By Tim Hauserman It happens just about every winter. Even the wonderful ones where the snow comes in early and heavy, like this one. High pressure settles in over the Pacific Ocean and a several week period of no snow and warm temperatures…